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Common AWS Database Migration Tools 

Ubertas Consulting has helped many companies migrate from cloud and on-premises to AWS over the years. Typically, the most complicated aspect of any migration is its databases.  This complexity usually occurs for three reasons:  To combat these issues, we leverage two main AWS migration services:  AWS Schema Conversion Tool The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT) can…

5 Common Migration Mistakes 

As an AWS Partner, we regularly assist customers looking to migrate their workloads – either from on-premise or from another cloud provider.  While no two customers or migration projects are truly alike, there are some agonisingly common pain points. We feel these ought to be shared for the benefit of migration first-timers, as well as…

Migrating to AWS:  What is Well-Architected and Why Does it Matter? 

Having recently completed a major Microsoft migration to AWS, we have taken the time to reflect upon the role that the Well-Architected Framework played during that engagement.  AWS Well-Architected is a framework for deploying and operating in the cloud.  The framework is often used to review existing cloud operating environments and provide a much-needed benchmark…

Migrating to AWS:  Understanding Migration Patterns and Why They Matter 

Moving production workloads to the cloud is complicated, and no single migration to AWS (Amazon Web Services) is the same as the next. At Ubertas Consulting, we know this from our own experience, the hard lessons learned, and our numerous success stories combined.  When planning migrations, we often talk about “Migration Patterns,” why they matter…

Migrating to AWS:  What is a Landing Zone and Why is it Essential to Success? 

Having assisted hundreds of customers in the last 3 years, we have discovered a recurring theme: organisations are commonly finding themselves in difficulty, following what they previously considered to be a “successful” migration to the Cloud.  Occasionally, this occurs immediately after go-live.  Perhaps more concerning is that we have found a growing number of customers…

Modernising in AWS – Elastic Beanstalk to Fargate

For many teams new to the AWS cloud, AWS Elastic Beanstalk can be an easy way in. It’s great for rapidly prototyping certain types of applications, and to help you fast-track your product development, particularly if you’re a young startup. It can quickly stand up web applications end-to-end, which is useful for demonstrating new features…

Migrating from .NET to Containerised .NET Core in AWS

Migrating any workload can be daunting at first, especially if you’re migrating from something familiar and trusted, to something new and untested. In this blog, we will take a high-level tour of some of the things you should consider when migrating your first .NET Core workloads into AWS. What is .NET Core? Originally released in…

Modernisation: Monoliths to Microservices Using AWS App Mesh

In the latest entry to our Modernisation Blog series, Solutions Architect Jim Wood performs a high-level comparison of monoliths vs microservices, before exploring some of the ways in which App Mesh makes managing microservices easier. Let’s get started! Monoliths Unless you’ve been living in the dark ages, chances are you already know what a monolith…

Modernisation: An Introduction

Throughout May we will be publishing a series of blog entries on the topic of Modernisation, written by our team of expert cloud architects. Managing Partner and Co-Founder John Lacey kicks us off with the introduction below, touching on some of the key business benefits. Modernising your applications to drive growth and reduce TCO Modernising…

AWS Journey to the Cloud Podcast #3: MyWorkpapers

Ubertas Consulting are delighted to feature in the latest ‘Journey to the Cloud’ podcast with AWS Territory Manager, Ronan Doyle, and guest Tim MacKinnon, Head of Technology at MyWorkpapers. Tim discusses how the company has created a cloud-based solution to digitise and consolidate important accounting data, simplify workflows and increase efficiency – and the important…

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